Espírito Santo do Turvo

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Espírito Santo do Turvo
Flag of Espírito Santo do Turvo
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Coat of arms of Espírito Santo do Turvo
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The location of Espírito Santo do Turvo as shown within the map of the State of São Paulo
Location of Espírito Santo do Turvo within the State of São Paulo
The location of Espírito Santo do Turvo as shown within the map of Brazil
The location of Espírito Santo do Turvo as shown within the map of Brazil
Espírito Santo do Turvo
Location of Espírito Santo do Turvo within Brazil
Coordinates: 22°41′31″S 49°25′48″W / 22.69194°S 49.43000°W / -22.69194; -49.43000Coordinates: 22°41′31″S 49°25′48″W / 22.69194°S 49.43000°W / -22.69194; -49.43000
CountryBrazil
StateSão Paulo
MesoregionAssis
MicroregionOurinhos
Government
 • MayorJoão Adirson Pacheco
(2009–2012)
Area
 • Total193.655 km2 (74.771 sq mi)
Elevation
520 m (1,710 ft)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total4,246
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
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Espírito Santo do Turvo is a municipality in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. The population in 2010 was 4,246 and the area is 193.655 square kilometres (74.771 sq mi).[1][2] The elevation is 520 metres (1,710 ft).

History[edit]

The donation of a tract of land for the construction of a church is the landmark in the history of this city. On 23 March 1878, after significant growth Espírito Santo do Turvo (English: Holy Spirit of Turvo) received the title of Freguesia, a secondary local administrative unit in Portugal, by Law No. 08, and was marked as a Religious Heritage Site. Seven years later, in March 1885, the Law No. 20 raised it to the level of Town.

Government[edit]

  • Mayor: João Adirson Pacheco (2009–2012)

Geography[edit]

Espírito Santo do Turvo is located in the southern-subtropical part of Brazil, at 22 degrees, 41 minutes, 31 second south, and 49 degrees, 25 minutes, 48 seconds west, at an altitude of 520 metres (1,710 ft), in the internal part of the State of São Paulo. It covers an area of 193.655 square kilometres (74.771 sq mi).[2]

Rivers

Demography[edit]

Its population in 2010 was 4,246 inhabitants.[1]

2000 Census figures[3]

Total population: 3,677

  • Urban: 3,241
  • Rural: 436
  • Men: 1,900
  • Women: 1,777

Density (inhabitants/km2): 19.22
Infant mortality up to 1 year old (per thousand): 16.70
Life expectancy (years): 70.78
Fertility rate (children per woman): 2.63
Literacy rate: 87.69%
Human Development Index (HDI): 0.755

  • Income: 0.666
  • Longevity: 0.763
  • Education: 0,835

Economy[edit]

Its economy is based on agriculture with large production of peanuts and cotton. Espírito Santo do Turvo is an important junction to the south, Mato Grosso, and other regions.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Censo Populacional 2010" [Population Census 2010]. Censo Populacional 2010 (in Portuguese). IBGE. 29 November 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-05-16.
  2. ^ a b IBGE (10 October 2002). "Área Territorial Brasileira – Consulta por Município – Resultados" [Brazilian Territorial Area - Browse by Municipality - Results] (in Portuguese).
  3. ^ (Source: IPEADATA)

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